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How can you get lead poisoning?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
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In brief: Lead in environment

Sources of lead include old paint (babies chewing on windowsills); soil near a highway; pottery with lead based glaze (usually imported); and some toys have been found to have lead based paint (again- imported.
Lead based paint is no longer used in the US.

In brief: Lead in environment

Sources of lead include old paint (babies chewing on windowsills); soil near a highway; pottery with lead based glaze (usually imported); and some toys have been found to have lead based paint (again- imported.
Lead based paint is no longer used in the US.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Plumbism

Most lead poisoning comes from lead that is ingested from pain containing lead dusting within the home, peeling and young children eating a piece of paint chip, walls should be repaired and the house should be inspected for lead paint.
Lead cntaminates foor in lead containing soil. Some leadis ingested from exhause fumes from leaded gasoline. Old water piple may give off lead into the drinking.

In brief: Plumbism

Most lead poisoning comes from lead that is ingested from pain containing lead dusting within the home, peeling and young children eating a piece of paint chip, walls should be repaired and the house should be inspected for lead paint.
Lead cntaminates foor in lead containing soil. Some leadis ingested from exhause fumes from leaded gasoline. Old water piple may give off lead into the drinking.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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